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Edith Speers

Publisher, poet and writer of short stories


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Edith Speers was born in Canada, migrated to Australia, and for many years has lived in the far south of Tasmania. Her poetry has been published in most of the Australian journals and many anthologies of the past thirty years. Several overseas literary magazines have also published her poems and she has won many awards for her poetry and short stories. Two books of her verse have been published and, as the proprietor of Esperance Press, she has published the work of many other Tasmanian writers.

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22 Salamanca Square, Hobart

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